New activity on Assembly Bill 6468C, sponsored by State Assemblywomen Michelle Schimel (D-16) and Senate Bill 6005, sponsored by State Senator Eric Schneiderman (D-31), suggests that lawmakers are getting ready to make a move on micro-stamping legislation. Both A6468C and S6005 require that semiautomatic pistols manufactured or delivered to any licensed dealer in the state of
Micro-stamping is an unproven technology that would require unique identifying information from the firearm, including the make, model, and serial number to be etched into the firing pin and breech face in such a manner that those identifiers are imprinted on the cartridge case upon firing. The technology can easily be defeated with common household tools, has no public safety value, and adds substantially to the cost of the firearm. If passed, the availability of semi-automatic handguns in
This activity comes just days after the anti-gunners in
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